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New Senate Leader no Stranger to Science Policy

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Science  03 Jan 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5603, pp. 26
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5603.26b

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A surgeon well versed in the politics of science will be the next majority leader of the U.S. Senate. Senator Bill Frist (R-TN) was elected to the powerful post last week after Senator Trent Lott (R-MS) announced that he would not seek another stint in the job.